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Telford
Reviewed 22 May 2013

We stopped at this hotel for one night and found our stay pleasant with no problems experienced at all. This is a large hotel and is brilliantly placed for Nat His Museums etc and Gloucester Rd tube is a couple of mins walk. Our room was on the second floor (over the entrance) and was a reasonable sized double room...

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Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, responded to this review

Dear Fluffygeezer, Many thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your comments. Your feedback is very valuable to us and your comments have shared with the team. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards

St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Stayed two nights at the beginning and ending of a trip to England. The first stay was in a cramped 4th floor room with a pullout sofa for my son which was very uncomfortable. The second was a 9th floor triple with an actual bed for my son, much more comfortable and a little roomier. That being said, both times...

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Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, responded to this review

Dear 6182029 Thank you for your comment. It is always lovely to read nice reviews like yours and I have passed this on to the rest of the team. We hope to welcome you back to the Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum in the near future. Kind regards

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2013

Stayed here for business event I had to attend in the hotel. I must say I expected way better for a 4* firstly bath was dirty with hair in it. Didn't have a kettle in room and ask for one and never came. If you needed anything it will take for ever. Breakfast was expensive and don't eat raw egg...

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Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, responded to this review

Dear queenofsuccess, We greatly appreciate your time to leave us with your detailed and honest feedback, as it is a learning opportunity to improve and make the necessary changes. Please rest assured that I have shared your feedback with the Department Managers and Hotel Manager regarding your overall satisfaction and corrective actions will be taken to ensure a similar situation...

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 May 2013

This is a huge hotel, 28 stories and hundreds of rooms. The lobby is busy and bustling with tour groups and airline crews coming and going. Despite this "hectivity" the reception staff and concierge are very friendly and helpful. Our room was quiet, on the small side, but well thought out, comfortable, contemporary, efficient, and attractive. The hotel is in...

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Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, responded to this review

Dear R6Man, Many thanks for your comments. Your feedback is very valuable to us and I have shared your comments with the rest of the team. We look forward to welcome you back when next you visit London. Kind regards

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 18 May 2013

I booked the hotel for myself and my son via booking.com, and this was the cheapest-per-day and still reasonably central option. Being close to the tube was important, long walks are a sure way to sour the day if you travel with kids. Get an oyster card for yourself, and preorder a zip photo card for the kids to make...

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Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, responded to this review

Dear Kristian W, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us a review. I hope you and your son enjoyed you time in London and we look forward to welcome you back on your next visit. Kind regards

jakarta
Reviewed 18 May 2013

Actually this is a good hotel at great location if the price is not that high and not too crowded at breakfast hours. Should get breakfast early in the morning, best beetwen 06-06.30 am to avoid the long queue. The room, of course, is small like other hotels in London. Always have problem when using the keyroom card and had...

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Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, responded to this review

Dear h35ti, Thank you for your comments regarding you recent stay. Your feedback is very valuable to us and I have shared your comments with the rest of the team. We look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Have reluctantly stayed at this hotel often when all other similar rated hotels in London have been full. In the past it had been at best OK. This week I was thoroughly disappointed and annoyed. I will not stay here again. My room was on the 19th floor. At about 1.00 am on my first night I was woken by...

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Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, responded to this review

Dear Gary1951_13 We greatly appreciate your time to leave us with your detailed and honest feedback, as it is a learning opportunity to improve and make the necessary changes. Please rest assured that I have shared your feedback with the Department Managers and Hotel Manager regarding your overall satisfaction and corrective actions will be taken to ensure a similar situation...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Stayed at the Holiday Inn as my favorite hotel the Crowne Plaza in Kensington was fully booked for my first two nights. It is an average hotel, nothing special and I hadn't stayed at a Holiday Inn for a long time due to the fact that I always thought it might be an average hotel, it was. The rooms were...

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Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum, responded to this review

Dear Leon L, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay here at the Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum. I apologies for any inconvenience caused during your stay and I hope that you will allow us the opportunity to restore you faith in us. Kind Regards

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Location, Location, Location. Perfectly situated and short walk to the tube. We stayed here for a week. Rooms were small but that was expected. Concierge was very helpful. Overall I would recommend. Enjoyed the pub on a few nights. Overall bar staff was good except for one bartender who wanted me to accept a beer that was all foam because...

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Dear Jim U, Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you would recommend the hotel. Your feedback is very valuable to us and I have shared your comments with our Food & Beverage team. We look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards

Hollviken, Sweden
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Decent hotel for a couple of nights. Reasonable size rooms, clean but due for a refurbishment. I liked the choice of one soft and one firm bed in the room. The reception staff was absolutely excellent - smiling, helpful and efficient. 2 min walk to Gloucester tube station and within easy walking distance of Hyde Park and many attractions. Ill...

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Dear HansR66, Thank you for your review regarding you recent stay here at the Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum. Your feedback is very important to us and I have shared your comments with the rest of the team. We look forward to welcome you back when next you visit London. Kind Regards

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Consortia Restaurant
Consortia Restaurant
Cuisines: European
Cromwell Tavern
Cromwell Tavern
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The perfect option for business or leisure the Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum sets the standard for hotels in Kensington. Stroll to Gloucester Road Tube Station, your gateway to the sights of the city. Enjoy the hotel s close proximity to Harrod's, the Royal Albert Hall, Earls Court and Olympia Exhibition Centres, the Natural History, Science and V&A Museums and Kensington Palace. As the tallest Holiday Inn Hotel in Europe, our 27-floor and 906 bedroom hotel offers modern bedrooms with stunning views of London from our higher floors. The hotel also offers a choice of suites and accessible rooms (one with hoist). All rooms are equipped with high speed Internet and Wi-Fi connectivity is available in the public areas. The hotel's carpark has 76 spaces and there is a 24-hour fitness room. Holiday Inn Kensington Forum offers its guests a choice of three restaurant and bars whether you want to relax with dinner, grab a quick snack or enjoy a pint of traditional British beer. The Academy offers 13 meeting and event rooms for up to 300 people, all with natural daylight, high-speed Internet and unlimited Starbucks tea and coffee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum

Address: 97 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4DN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Earls Court
Price Range: ₹ 8,490 - ₹ 17,516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum 4*
Number of rooms: 906
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#313 Luxury Hotel in London
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“As high a floor as possible to avoid road noise”
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